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Table 2 Confirmatory factor analysis of the SOC-13 scale in mothers and their adolescent children from 36 south Brazilian municipalities

From: Structural validity of the Brazilian version of the Sense of Coherence scale (SOC-13) in oral health research: exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis

Item Mothers (n = 1718) Adolescents (n = 1767)
M1-1 Factor M2-3 Factors M1-1 Factor M2-3 Factors
Factor1 Factor1 Factor2 Factor3 Factor1 Factor1 Factor2 Factor3
λ δ λ λ λ δ λ δ λ λ λ δ
SOC01 0.26 0.93    0.41 0.84 0.02 1.00    0.30 0.91
SOC02 0.48 0.77 0.49    0.76 0.46 0.79 0.47    0.78
SOC03 0.54 0.71   0.54   0.71 0.51 0.73   0.51   0.74
SOC04 − 0.44 0.80    − 0.65 0.57 − 0.18 0.97    − 0.49 0.76
SOC05 − 0.47 0.78   − 0.46   0.79 − 0.38 0.85   − 0.37   0.87
SOC06 0.67 0.53 0.68    0.54 0.54 0.71 0.53    0.73
SOC07 0.46 0.79    0.63 0.61 0.25 0.94    0.48 0.77
SOC08 0.66 0.57 0.65    0.58 0.58 0.67 0.56    0.68
SOC09 0.60 0.64 0.60    0.64 0.53 0.72 0.53    0.72
SOC10 0.66 0.56   0.64   0.59 0.57 0.68   0.55   0.70
SOC11 − 0.17 0.97 − 0.16    0.98 0.01 1.00 0.01    1.00
SOC12 0.55 0.70    0.69 0.53 0.41 0.83    0.66 0.56
SOC13 0.50 0.75   0.49   0.76 0.47 0.78   0.46   0.79
Correlations F1*     1.14 0.57      1.09 0.38  
Correlations F2*      0.55       0.40  
RMSEA 0.12    0.10    0.10    0.09   
CFI 0.78    0.87    0.70    0.79   
TLI 0.73    0.84    0.64    0.74   
WRMR 3.28    2.50    2.90    2.85   
ΔM1–M2 DIFFTEST p < 0.01       p < 0.01      
  1. Factor 1: Comprehensability, Factor 2: Manageability, Factor 3: Meaningfulness
  2. λ = loadings; δ = uniqueness; *Factor score correlation; RMSEA = Root Mean Square Error Of Approximation; CFI = comparative fit index; TLI = Tucker-Lewis index; WRMR = Weighted Root Mean Square Residual